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In 2022, a total of 66,112 computer and its peripheral equipments were collected.
ASUS has assisted 39 countries to establish digital opportunity centers,benefiting more than 550,000 individuals.
Affordable, powerful broadband Internet service
Network devices that meet the needs of users
Get digital literacy training
Quality IT technical support
Applications and online content designed to enable and encourage self sufficiency, participation, and collaboration
Refurbished Computer and Digital Training Program
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools. The first step to shorten the digital divide is to provide information facilities to the resource-poor communities. After the computers are returned to ASUS foundation and refurbished, ASUS donates the used computers to the underprivileged who lack technological equipment through the ASUS Foundation's "Refurbished Computer Digital Training Program," which gives the used computers a new life by installing reusable components and software updates and expands the social impact of the reverse logistics of refurbished computer. Continuing the concept of " Suspending Classes without Suspending Learning" during the pandemic last year, the ASUS Foundation collaborated with the Education Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government, and the International Office, the Institute for Information Industry to organize "2022 Indigenous, Digital Care", donating 150 computers to six schools, including Pao Lai Junior High School, Taoyuan Elementary School, Taoyuan Junior High School, Jiading Junior High School, Yijia Junior High School, and Bananhua Tribal Elementary and Junior High School.
Digital Learning Centers
The ASUS Foundation has been working with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Digital Opportunity Center (APEC ADOC) project that helps ADOC member countries and non-profit organizations in countries that have diplomatic relations with Taiwan to establish digital learning centers in where digital resources are lacking, thus promoting digital learning, and bridging digital divide. The project not only to improve the quality of life of local residents through digital learning but also help scout the future digital talents. Over the past 14 years, ASUS has assisted 39 countries to establish digital opportunity centers, more than 500 computer classrooms, donated more than 20,000 sets of information equipment such as new computers, refurbished computers, and tablets, benefiting more than 550,000 individuals.Learn more
i-Taiwan Digital Volunteer Project
ASUS cooperates with universities and colleges in Taiwan to go deep into rural areas to understand the needs of students and provide diverse information to students.Learn more
ASUS Domestic Volunteers
Established a volunteer club in 2014, calling on ASUS employees to use ASUS resources as the main axis to actively participate in social services and promote environmental education, mainly implemented in technology education promotion, charity sales activities of social welfare groups, and long-term beach cleaning and adoption of coastal areas.Learn more
ASUS Youth International Volunteer
Since 2008, we have recruited youth international volunteer groups from colleges and universities across the country to encourage young students to participate in various international affairs, strengthen youth volunteers' international service knowledge and jointly promote digital learning, shorten the digital gap, and practice the concept of ASUS global citizens.Learn more
ASUS overseas subsidiaries also assistance to residents from different locations, implementing community care and strengthening community connections while the pandemic continued to rage across the world
- Digital Inclusion Program : Since 2008, ASUS has been promoting digital inclusion programs through computer donations, digital learning centers, digital training programs and international volunteer programs in the spirit of unparalleled creativity.
- "Pay-As-You-Go" program : Asus's partnership with Endless OS Foundation and their Endless Laptop Program continued into its 2nd year. This included the distribution of hundreds of Asus computers in the US under an innovative, affordable financing model. Users obtain their laptop for an initial payment of $25, and the computer provides reminders of the monthly payments needed to continue using the device. This solution is integrated into Endless's educational software platform and works completely offline.
This initiative has demonstrated the ability to alleviate digital inequity through innovative business models, as most of the participants now have a PC in their home for the first time. Beneficiaries include Latin immigrant communities, American Indian communities, and students facing societal barriers to employment. In addition to further planned growth within the US, the program has now extended its reach to underserved communities in Guatemala.
- ASUS e-Innovation Volunteer Actions：Since 2009, ASUS has joined hands with the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) to launch the "Your Action, China's Future" volunteer program to encourage university students to actively participate in social welfare and help rural farmers enjoy the convenience of digital life and the Internet through IT and Internet technologies, narrowing the digital gap between urban and rural areas and improving their living standards with knowledge and innovation. In the past 13 years, with this public service project, we have trained more than 38,000 college student volunteers, covered more than 33 key cities, 5,000 villages and communities, completed more than 40,000 IT science lectures, and built 1,094 ASUS Love Science libraries, and reached more than 80 million people.
- Participation in Rogue Warriors (RW) charity event :The Rogue Warriors (RW), funded by ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), launched three charity events in 2022 :
1. ASUS participated in the public welfare creation activities of Tencent's e-sports x alliance club and invited people to care about autistic patients.
2. In June 2022, ASUS participated in a charity livestream event and donated the proceeds thereof to the Children's Day gift fund for rural children.
3. Giving Love and Warmness on The Universal Children’s Day: Give children in remote mountain areas living and school supplies.
Donate a laptop to the Pierre Claver Foundation to donate to Ukrainian women, providing them with remote work, online courses, etc.
In order to encourage customers to complete service satisfaction surveys, the Polish branch cooperated with Foundation Forest Forever and donated funds to Foundation Forest Forever based on the number of satisfaction surveys completed each month for the afforestation program.
ASUS and the Make-A-Wish Foundation collaborated on the "Build Together, Give Together" project, inviting the well-known Turkish youtuber Orkun Işıtmak to cooperate in making e-sports computers for 12 children, and encouraging the public to care for vulnerable families in need through online influence , the videos have more than one million views.
* Make-A-Wish Foundation: a non-profit organization founded in the United States in 1980, it is dedicated to granting the wishes of children ages 3 to 18 years old with critical illnesses. At present, it has service chapters in more than 50 countries.
- In partnership with the local foundation VinaCapital Foundation (VCF), donated 35 units of BR1100 educational laptops to disadvantaged families whose learning has been hindered due to COVID-19.
- In cooperation with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vietnam, donated 24 laptops to the primary schools adopted by the Vietnam Family Support Foundation, and assisted the local establishment of information classrooms and online teaching resources.
Provide financial support to the non-profit organization Family in Centre, which provides financial support to single women with dependent children, orphans, gypsy families or refugees from Ukraine.
Donated 7,867,950 INR to Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for humanitarian relief efforts in India.
* The Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was established in 1948 by Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, originally to assist displaced persons from Pakistan. PMNRF's resources are now predominantly used to provide for medical assistance, immediate relief to the families of victims of natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes and earthquakes, as well as victims of major accidents and riots.